CHANGE OF ADDRESSIf you are moving/changing your address, please notify the Parish Office so we can keep our records up-to-date. If you are changing your phone number because you are using a cellular phone and/or forgoing your land phone, the Parish Office would also like that information. Please click here or call us at 703-221-4044, ext. 222. Thank you.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
Our inclement weather policy is to follow the Prince William County Schools announcement for both School and Church activities. The Parish Offices are closed when the Quantico Marine Corps Base issues a Code Red for its employees.
Daily Mass, Weekend Masses, and Penance Services will be celebrated regardless of the weather; however, parishioners are encouraged to use their best judgement regarding the safety of traveling to the church for Mass. In very severe weather, it is customary for the Bishop to excuse Catholics from the obligation of Sunday Mass. In the event that happens, that notice will be posted on the homepage of the parish website.
Upcoming Parish Events
March For Life
Please save the date and sign-up for the 2019 March for Life Transportation. Sign-up sheets for bus transportation to the 2019 March for Life in Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2019 are located in the vestibule of the Church. Buses will leave after the 8:45 a.m. Mass on January 18th and return at the conclusion of the March.
Questions? Please contact Marv Floom.
Let’s Talk Faith
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
The Let’s Talk Faith series continues on January 27th from 10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. in the Parish Center Dining Facility. Please plan to stay on campus for an extra hour to enjoy a pastry and a cup of coffee, while learning about why we do what we do at Mass from visiting speaker and liturgy expert, Sr. Cecelia Dwyer, O.S.B.
Sunday Afternoon Bible Study
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Please join us staring February 3rd from 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. in the St. Catherine Room for the new Sunday afternoon Bible Study, featuring the Gospel of John. Accept the invitation to rekindle your relationship with Jesus. Please click here to register and purchase your workbook.
February 21st – April 4th
The Discovering Christ sessions originally scheduled to begin this week have been postponed to begin Thursday, February 21st. Participants in this 7-week series will meet on Thursday evenings beginning February 21st and continuing through April 4th to enjoy a delicious dinner and fellowship, listen to a dynamic teaching and join in a small group discussion about the meaning of life in Jesus Christ. There will be a retreat day on Saturday, March 23rd. The cost for registration for this event is $25 per person and all meals are included. Registration fliers can be found on the tables in the vestibule of the Church.
Please contact Sheila Noble.
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
A Christ Centered Yoga Retreat will be held on January 19th from 9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. in the St. Catherine Room. All adults (beginner and all levels) are welcome. The day will include yoga, meditation, discussion, fellowship, and more! The cost of the retreat is $15. For more information or to register, please click here.
St. Francis of Assisi School
Sunday, January 27th
St. Francis of Assisi Elementary, Middle, and Pre-School will host an Open-House for new prospective families on Sunday, January 27th at 1:00 p.m. Please come tour our facilities and meet our wonderful teachers.
For admission questions, please contact Shari Phillips.
Columbiettes’ Valentine Dinner Dance
The St. Francis of Assis Potomac Columbiettes #9259 wish to invite you and your significant other to the Valentine Dinner Dance on February 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Center Dining Facility. Tickets are $40 each. Please click here to view the flyer.
Vacation Bible School Planning Meeting
It is time to start planning VBS! We are having an informational meeting on January 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the RE Conference Room (located in the Parish Center). If you are an adult, teen, or first year confirmation student and interested in volunteering, please join us. Do not miss this meeting! VBS will be held June 17th-June 21st and we are in need of volunteers. We also need a VBS Coordinator!
Questions? Please contact Marianne Hayes.
Chick-fil-A Spirit Night
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Please come join and support St. Francis of Assisi’s Boy Scout Troop 138 for good food on Wednesday, January 30th from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Chick-fil-A in Dumfries. Please click here to view the flyer and the special offer.
Adult Confirmation Classes
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Center Dining Facility, beginning on February 19th, there will be a six-week program is for Catholic adults who have already received the sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist (First Communion) and would like to complete their initiation with Confirmation.
Please register with Lisa Ostendorf.